T-Mobile San Francisco experience


These measurements were taken at 8am-9am, 3/12/04 using fully charged
samsung e715. One thing that is apparent is that some underground
stations have very good coverage.

T-Mobile GSM (voice) service strength on BART Richmond line:

station measured
between stations underground and above ground tunnels no service
South San Francisco 2-3 bars signal
Colma 2-3 bars signal
Daly City 5 bars signal, 4-5 bars to entrance of Balboa Park
tunnel w/ additional 1bar dead zone about 1/2 mi east from daly city
Balboa Park 1-2 bar signal
Glen Park no signal
24th and Mission no signal
16th and Mission no signal
Civic Center 5 bars
Powell 5 bars signal, but “no cellphone” icon
displayed and no service — maybe AT&T or Cingular network
Montgomery 4 bars signal, but “no cellphone” icon
displayed and no service — maybe AT&T or Cingular network
Embarcadero no signal
West Oakland 3 bars signal
12th St Oakland no signal
19th St Oakland no signal
Macarthur 5 bars signal
Ashby no signal
Downtown Berkeley no signal
North Berkeley 1 bar signal
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